Healthy Tips to Get Fit for Summer!

How can we get ourselves ready for success this summer? This is the time to put a workout routine into place and create healthy nutrition habits to get your swimsuit body ready. Here are some nutrition and exercise tips to help you get fit for the summer!

7 Exercise Tutorials from a Personal Trainer

Stuck doing the same exercises over and over? Looking to challenge your muscles in a new way? Chase, personal trainer from Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, has demonstrated some new exercises you can try in the fitness center. They work various muscle groups giving you a total body workout.

Tips for Practicing With the Tennis Ball Machine

One of the great things about the sport of tennis is that hard work is usually rewarded with improvement in skill. Practice is an integral part of the game, but finding hitting partners isn’t always possible. Conflicting schedules, constrained court availability and other factors can sometimes make it challenging to get your practice in. Having access to a tennis ball machine can be a great option. So, when your hitting partner is ball machine, use the following tips to maximize your practice time.

10 Exercises You’ve Been Doing Wrong at Home

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With fitness centers temporarily closed in the Chicago area, many are resorting to at-home workouts, either on their own or through virtual classes. Bodyweight exercises are convenient as they don’t require any gym equipment. However, if you’re not accustomed to doing bodyweight exercises, you might be prone to mistakes (especially if you can’t check your exercise form). We’ve highlighted 10 exercises you might be doing wrong and ways you can fix them.

10 Exercise Form Mistakes 1. Plank

The most common mistakes people make when planking are sagging their hips too low or raising them too high. Sagging hips cause your back to collapse. If your hips are too high, the exercise isn’t working your core like it should. So tighten your core and maintain alignment in you shoulders, hips, and heels.

2. Sit-Ups

When performing sit-ups, most people put their hands behind their head. Because of this, they have a tendency to pull on their … Continue reading